SOURCE: Capital Link, Inc.

Capital Link, Inc.

October 14, 2014 08:30 ET

Capital Link to Host Complimentary Webinar "Analyst Roundtable: Dry Bulk Sector Developments & Outlook" With Analysts from Citi Investment Research, Deutsche Bank and Stifel Nicolaus Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. EDT

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 14, 2014) - Capital Link will host a complimentary webinar on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time, titled "Analyst Roundtable: Dry Bulk Sector Developments & Outlook." 

REGISTRATION
To access the live webinar at no cost, please click at the link below or copy and paste in in your browser:
http://webinars.capitallink.com/2014/drybulk2/index.html

You can also access the webinar at www.capitallink.com

PANELISTS
Amit Mehrotra, Lead Analyst Shipping from Deutsche Bank
Ben Nolan, CFA, Director - Maritime Research from Stifel Nicolaus
Christian Wetherbee, Senior Analyst from Citi Investment Research

MODERATOR
Nicolas Bornozis, President of Capital Link

WEBINAR OVERVIEW
Dry Bulk shipping has been adversely affected by concerns regarding slower projections for global economic growth, falling commodity prices, major geopolitical challenges and the nervousness of the broader market. In this context, despite the fact that the BDI rose by 25% in Q3 2014, dry bulk stocks have declined on average by well over 30% in the last three months, also considerably more than the S&P 500 Index. The webinar will discuss current trends and developments in the Dry Bulk sector, as well as the sector's outlook for 2015 and beyond. It will address the following topics:

  • What are the reasons behind the current market performance
  • Is the sell-off of dry bulk stocks warranted?
  • What is the outlook for the near term and for 2015-2016
  • Comparison of current freight rates and asset values to their 10 - 15 year averages
  • Demand drivers
  • Supply situation with orderbook, delivery schedules, scrapping
  • Sector catalysts and sector outlook

The discussion will be sector focused and not company specific. The webinar is held for informational and educational purposes only and is not intended as investment advice or as advice of any kind.

PANEL STRUCTURE

The webinar will consist of a roundtable discussion with one moderator and three panelists who will address the current shipping environment and outlook for the dry bulk sector. The webinar will last for a total of one hour. 45 minutes will be allotted for the panel discussion, which will be followed by a 15-minute Q&A session. This webinar will be archived and available for replay upon registration.

Q&A SESSION - Submitting Questions

Participants can submit questions prior to, or during the event through the special feature on the event page, or they can email them to Capital Link at questions@capitallink.com.

ARCHIVED WEBCAST FOR REPLAY

An archived webcast of this presentation will be publicly available at no cost within approximately 48 hours after the event. Those who are interested can access the webcast for replay when they register for the event or afterwards through the event page as indicated.

COMPLIMENTARY TRANSCRIPT

A transcript of the webinar will be available within forty eight hours and anyone interest can request a complimentary copy by emailing transcripts@capitallink.com.

ORGANIZER - CAPITAL LINK, INC.
Capital Link is a New York-based advisory, investor relations and financial communications firm. Capitalizing on our in-depth knowledge of the shipping industry and capital markets, Capital Link has made a strategic commitment to the industry, becoming the largest provider of investor relations and financial communications services to international shipping companies listed on the U.S. and European Exchanges. Among other, Capital Link works with DryShips (NASDAQ: DRYS), Euroseas (NASDAQ: ESEA), Globus Maritime (NASDAQ: GLBS), Hellenic Carriers (AIM: HCL), Navios Maritime Partners (NYSE: NMM), Safe Bulkers (NYSE: SB), Seanergy Maritime Holdings (NASDAQ: SHIP), Star Bulk Carriers (NASDAQ: SBLK), Western Bulk (OSLO: WBULK). Capital Link's headquarters are in New York with a presence in London, Athens and Oslo. Capital Link is a member of the Baltic Exchange. In addition to the three consecutive recognitions from the Intercontinental Finance Magazine in 2012, 2013 and 2014, Capital Link also won in 2011 a Lloyds List Greek Shipping Award for its contribution to the shipping industry.

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